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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/13/22):
Kerria japonica   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Kerria japonica   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Kerria japonica

 

COMMON NAME:
Kerria, Japanese-rose


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JK Marlow    jkm220421_7063

April    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

image of Kerria japonica, Kerria, Japanese-rose

JK Marlow    jkm220421_7064

April    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

image of Kerria japonica, Kerria, Japanese-rose

JK Marlow    jkm220421_7065

April    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

image of Kerria japonica, Kerria, Japanese-rose

JK Marlow    jkm220421_7066

April    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

Leaves narrowly triangular, sharply double-serrate, taper-pointed, per Vascular Plants of North Carolina.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/13/22):
Kerria japonica   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Kerria japonica   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Kerria japonica

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2608

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: China

Waif(s)

Habitat: Woodland borders, suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Not armed

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow, Whitish, Orangish
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Aggregate of drupe-like achenes

 

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